Weekly Picks (September 15th)

weeklypicksEvery week Logos employees come together to pick the books and music generating the most interest from their departments

From the New Book Department

1. The Food of a Younger Land by Mark Kurlansky

2. My Bread by Jim Lahey and Rick Flaste

3. 13 Things That Don’t Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time by Michael Brooks

4. Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters by Jane Austen and Ben H. Winters

5. Making Mischief: A Maurice Sendak Appreciation by Gregory Maguire

From the Used Book Department

1. From CBGB to the Round House: Music Venues Through the Years byTim Burrows

2. The Cute Book by Aranzi Aronzo

3. Killing Yourself to Live by Chuck Klosterman

4. My So Called Punk by Matt Diehl

5. Hedonism Handbook by Michael Flocker

From the Music Department

1. Blue Lightin’ from Lightnin’ Hopkins

2. Woke Up This Morning from B.B.King

3. Easy Blues from Jimmy Reed

4. I’ve Got the Blues from Lowell Fulson

5. The Essential Big Bill Broonzy from Big Bill Broonzy


Janina Larenas is the book buyer for the New Book Department. She is a printmaker and book artist who works with a variety of mediums to create narrative imagery. Her pieces range from stickers and posters to science illustration, embroidery to zines, often merging technical crafts with fine art presentation.